OpenOcean VC: Funding the future of European data companies

Big data, has been called by some to be the “new oil“. While others challenge that association, it is abundantly clear that innovations that harness the power of big data have an incredible opportunity to build some of the most exciting technologies of tomorrow. OpenOcean VC is a European investor working to propel companies in […]

Israeli VC firm Viola Growth targets raise of third, $280 million fund

Editor’s note: This exclusive article from CTech (Meir Orbach) was syndicated with permission. Israel-based venture capital fund Viola Growth, of the Viola Group, is raising a third fund. According to documents filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in April, the fund has already raised $40 million in commitments, but several people familiar with […]

Austrian pre-seed fund Pioneers Ventures restructures as Speedinvest takes on its portfolio

Vienna-based pre-seed venture capital fund Pioneers Ventures, which was founded in 2015 by Pioneers and Speedinvest, has a new structure. Speedinvest is taking over more than thirty of Pioneers Ventures’ existing investments in business tech, consumer tech, fintech, and healthtech, and integrating them into its portfolio. The current Pioneers Ventures management team will also move […]